Geiger Counters Unlikely to Detect Radiation in Food, Water

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TweetYumGeiger counters are probably ineffective for consumers in detecting hazardous levels of radiation in food and water at home, scientists, professors and device makers said. Large samples should be tested in laboratory-like settings to obtain results, said Joseph Rotunda, who heads the radiation measurement division at toolmaker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Determining whether food, water […]

US-led soldier killed in blast in eastern Afghanistan

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TweetYumShareThis US-led soldier killed in blast in eastern Afghanistan 22 Mar 2013 A US-led foreign soldier has been killed in a blast in the troubled eastern Afghanistan as foreign fatalities continue to rise across the war-ravaged country. “An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died following an improvised explosive device attack in eastern Afghanistan […]

Afghan official says member of government-backed militia has shot and killed 5 colleagues

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TweetYumShareThis Afghan official says member of government-backed militia has shot and killed 5 colleagues 22 Mar 2013 An Afghan official says a member of the country’s government-backed militia has shot and killed five of his colleagues. Badhis provincial government spokesman Mirwais Mirzakwal told The Associated Press on Friday that the shooting happened Thursday morning in […]

Auschwitz Survivor on Palestine

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TweetYum Auschwitz survivor Dr. Hajo Meyer talks about the differences between the Nazi’s treatment of the Jews and the Palestinians today. Meyer expresses in impassioned terms his dismay at what he sees as the moral collapse of contemporary Israeli society and the worldwide Jewish community as a whole. Meyer is a member of “A Different […]

Australia not allowing bullion out of the country

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TweetYum So under what authority is the Perth Mint allowed to send their coins via AusPost, while others can’t? This photo was obtained in Victoria when a We Are Change member tried to mail some coins to a friend.